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Regulatory consolidation, risk-based regulation, and more: What’s new in Ascend Magazine Regulatory NewsNovember 25, 2022
Regulatory consolidation, risk-based regulation, a...

What are the challenges and opportunities associated with regulatory consolidation? What does it mean to be a risk-based regulator? We look at this and more in Ascend’s latest monthly digest.

Leonard Fernandez joins Thentia to further expand and grow Thentia Cloud Payments Regulatory NewsNovember 10, 2022
Leonard Fernandez joins Thentia to further expand ...

The payment processing specialist brings to the table a wide breadth of experience and hopes to drive adoption amongst existing Thentia Cloud clients, who are sure to benefit from a more comprehensive service solution.

Patient safety, digital transformation, and more: What’s new in Ascend Magazine Insight Regulatory NewsOctober 14, 2022
Patient safety, digital transformation, and more: ...

What do leaders in health care regulation have to say about the lingering effects of COVID-19? How can regulators use digital transformation to tackle challenges both new and old? We look at this and more in Ascend’s latest monthly digest.

Equity, analytics, and digital government: Highlights from the 2022 CLEAR Annual Educational Conference Insight Regulatory NewsSeptember 30, 2022
Equity, analytics, and digital government: Highlig...

Discussions over inclusion, data quality, and digital government dominated much of the annual regulatory forum.

Health care regulation, occupational licensing reform, and more: What’s new in Ascend Magazine Insight Regulatory NewsSeptember 9, 2022
Health care regulation, occupational licensing ref...

One year later, how has President Biden’s executive action on occupational licensing affected the progression of pandemic-related labor shortages? How does the health care industry continue to fare in the COVID-19 era? We look at this and more in Ascend’s latest monthly digest.

Paralegal licensing reform, data virtualization, and patient safety: What’s new in Ascend Magazine Insight Regulatory NewsAugust 5, 2022
Paralegal licensing reform, data virtualization, a...

Could the Law Society of Ontario’s proposed family services license for paralegals increase access to justice in the province? How can regulators in healthcare work to ensure patient safety? We look at this and more in our latest Ascend Monthly Digest.

Cannabis regulation, interstate compacts, and universal licensure: What’s new in Ascend Magazine Regulatory News Thentia NewsJuly 8, 2022
Cannabis regulation, interstate compacts, and univ...

What makes regulating marijuana so difficult? And with pandemic-related labor shortages forcing regulators to loosen licensure restrictions, what does the future of interstate licensing look like? We break down this and more in Ascend Magazine’s latest monthly digest.

Iowa moves to relax licensing process: weekly regulatory news Regulatory NewsFebruary 28, 2022
Iowa moves to relax licensing process: weekly regu...

Efforts to ease licensing restrictions make strides in several states in our weekly look at regulatory news.

New Mexico moves to streamline licensure: weekly regulatory news Regulatory NewsFebruary 22, 2022
New Mexico moves to streamline licensure: weekly r...

Washington reports further vulnerabilities after a cyberattack, New Mexico moves to ease professional licensing restrictions, Kansas threaders see licensing barriers removed, and more in our Week in Brief.

Washington cyber-incident threatens data security: weekly regulatory news Regulatory NewsFebruary 14, 2022
Washington cyber-incident threatens data security:...

Cybersecurity, licensing reform, and staff shortages dominate headlines in this week’s look at regulatory news.

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